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Will New Tax Plan Hurt California Home Owners?

While it still remains to be seen if the new tax proposal from House republicans ever gets through the Senate and reaches the president, many taxpayers are still concerned about the consequences. One of the largest groups in this category

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Personal Details You Should Never Share at Work

Have you ever been around a person that feels like he or she needs to tell you everything about his or herself? You know, the kind of person that reveals way too much information. We all have many sides to

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Treasury Secretary Claims Only Millionaires Will See Higher Taxes

Now that the House has released its tax reform bill and passed it, the ongoing war of words is really ramping up. Of course, opposing sides both have a lot to say regarding how the bill will affect taxpayers, including

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Seattle’s High-Earner Tax Facing Opposition in Court

There are only seven states in the U.S. that don’t charge income tax, and Washington State is one of them. However, that all changed earlier this year, for some taxpayers in the state, when lawmakers in Seattle created what amounts

What Does it Mean to be a Leader in the Age of A.I.? -Part 1

By Steven Singer CPA, Partner at GROCO, ssinger@groco.com 510-797-8661 With the advent of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and machine learning, it’s time to re-evaluate how we hire, train and lead our employees. The ability to do a job faster or cheaper

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Decision Making in Your Family Business: A Guide for Owners

Group decision making is a topic that has spawned many academic studies, books, and white papers.  It is never easy to get a group of human beings to make a decision together.  It’s hard enough for a single individual to

What’s the Biggest Mistake By People Who Work a Side Job?

Everyone wants to make more money. For many that means picking up a side job to earn a little more cash. There are literally hundreds of side jobs out there but most are only good for a few extra dollars.

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Where Do Most Americans Fall With Proposed Tax Reform?

Tax reform is coming. At least that’s what we’ve been led to believe for the better part of a year now. Ever since Donald Trump won the election last November, most of the nation has been expecting tax reform. Here

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Top Tips for Becoming More Productive

Unless you happen to be a sloth, everyone wants to be more productive. Productivity is one of the keys to personal and careersuccess. The problem is, many people just aren’t willing to do what it takes to become more productive.

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Five Helpful Tips to Be More Productive and Organized

You want to be more organized, right? Most people do. However, there are certain things you need to do in order to get more organized and become more productive. The problem is, many people spend way too much time on

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